We are entering a unique time on the Hebrew calendar known as the Seven Sabbaths of Comfort. These follow the saddest day in Jewish history which is the 9th day of the month of Av, or Tisha B’Av. Jewish sages and Rabbis ...
August 20, 2019Jonathan Weiss
As I write this post the Jewish people and Messianic community around the world are winding down their work week and entering into Shabbat. Shabbat is arguably the most important Jewish holiday. Shabbat begins at sundown on Friday and ends on Saturday when ...
July 1, 2019Jonathan Weiss
Last month, I wrote about Passover. One unique thing that begins during Passover is the Counting of the Omer. This is a 49 day countdown from the day following Passover until Shavuot (Pentecost). This seven week time span is referenced ...
May 29, 2019Jonathan Weiss
Passover Passover 2019 has come and gone quickly! Rebecca and I had the chance to attend two different Passover Seders this year. Both were awesome! One was with the Upper Room church in Dallas. The leader of that Passover Seder was Rabbi ...
April 30, 2019Jonathan Weiss
Purim: The Rich Story of Deliverance Purim is here! Purim is a holiday that commemorates the Jewish people’s victory over the dark anti-Semitic forces in ancient Persia [modern Iran]. The Jewish Holiday of Purim was celebrated this week in Israel and around ...
March 26, 2019Jonathan Weiss
Shalom Daystar family, We are getting very excited for our upcoming Heart for the World. There are many things going on this year that we will be sharing with you. The entire Daystar team is working around the clock to prepare a great ...
February 25, 2019Jonathan Weiss
Israel climbs to 5th place in the Bloomberg Innovation Index. The Times of Israel gives an excellent overview of this. It is incredible to see this tiny nation smaller than the state of New Jersey help lead the world in innovation. One ...
January 25, 2019Jonathan Weiss